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Lot #61
DepartmentMarine Implements
Sold For$1,700.00(hammer price)
 $2,040.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedOctober 16, 2019

Description

WROUGHT IRON TEMPLE TOGGLE DARTING GUN 19th Century
Marked Macy". Also punch marked "BK KN", probably for the bark Kathleen, and "LB" for larboard boat. Length 38.75".
The Kathleen was rammed and sunk by a whale, the story of which is in Bark Kathleen Sunk by a Whale by Thomas H. Jenkins (H.S. Hutchison Co., 1902).
Provenance:
Richard A. Bourne Company, Hyannis, Massachusetts, January 23, 1991, Lot #156.

The Collection of Paul Vardeman."

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